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Six PGA of BC Awards Announced

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 October 2014 19:58 Sunday, 12 October 2014 19:45

altThe PGA of British Columbia is pleased to announce the recipients of four 2014 PGA of BC Awards: Player of the Year, Media Personnel of the Year, Patron of the Year, and the Distinguished Service Award, as well as The Forestar Golf Community Leadership Bursary and The Jim Gibson Scholarship. The recipients, along with the winners of ten other PGA of BC Awards, will be recognized at the PGA of BC Awards Ceremony - October 15th at the River Rock Casino Resort.



Alvie Thompson Receives PGA of British Columbia Lifetime Achievement Award

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 11:54 Thursday, 02 October 2014 01:38

altRevered for his contributions to the game of golf in British Columbia as both a club professional and a player, Alvin (Alvie) Thompson received the PGA of BC Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremonial dinner at North Vancouver's Seymour Golf & Country Club.



Ryan Williams, Michael Gligic to Represent PGA TOUR Canada at Bridgestone America’s Golf Cup

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 20:01 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:58

altVancouver, British Columbia's Ryan Williams and Burlington, Ontario's Michael Gligic will represent Canada at the inaugural Bridgestone America's Golf Cup, a new event featuring teams from the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada taking place October 20-26 at the Pilar Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Williams, 33, claimed his first PGA TOUR Canada win at the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial and finished as the highest Canadian on the Order of Merit at No. 6, making him eligible for the event. With the option of choosing any other Canadian from the top 20, Williams chose Gligic, 25, the next highest Canadian at No. 11.



PGA of BC Awards Nominees Announced & Voting Opens

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 01:12 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 01:07

PGA of BC AwardsRegional finalists for the 2014 PGA of BC Awards have been determined in each of the four regions — Vancouver Island, Lower Mainland, Interior, and Kootenays / North. Nine categories will be open for PGA of BC members to vote for their preferred candidate.

The results of the votes will be forwarded to the final selection committee consisting of past PGA of BC Award Recipients. Please note that the voting will NOT directly determine the winner of the award, but will be used as supplemental information for the committee to make final decisions.

Congratulations to all regional finalists!



10 Questions with Kevin Maffioli

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 23:55 Wednesday, 27 August 2014 23:47

altIn Conversation
by Jeff Sutherland

Kevin Maffioli was honoured by his PGA of BC peers last October with the Professional of the Year award for 2013. Maffioli has spent his entire career in the province... the last 15 years at Christina Lake. Inside Golf spoke with Kevin in early August.



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